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This Historic Day In Music: Once again… Louis Armstrong

This is a story about two Jazz musicians, two Country musicians and a Blues song. On July 11, 1930, a headline in the Los Angeles, California newspaper – the California Eagle – proclaimed: “Louie Armstrong Famed Record Artist in City.” The … Continue reading

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Quotations Marked

This is going to be a new “category” here at sixstr stories. To start things off, here are two quotes about Folk music. “All music is Folk music. I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song.” Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) American … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Louis Armstrong

In 1979, Woody Allen directed, co-wrote and starred in the film Manhattan, a romantic comedy-drama set in New York City. In the film, Isaac Davis, the character Allen plays, is asked the question: “Why is life worth living?” In his lengthy and now-famous answer … Continue reading

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